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Ways to Give

CASH GIFTS (checks, money orders, or credit cards) are an easy way to contribute to the University. Cash gifts of any size, large or small, make an immediate impact on the campus. Donate Online  OR Donate By Mail or Fax

SECURITIES OR STOCKS may be donated as an outright gift to the University or as payment on a pledge. Stock certificates may be reassigned directly to Caldwell University or may be transferred through an agent. The mean market value on the date of the transfer will determine the value of the gift for tax purposes.  Contact the Development and Alumni Affairs Office at (973) 618-3242 for transfer instructions.

MATCHING GIFTS: Today many companies encourage their employees, retirees and spouses to contribute back to the community by offering the donor the opportunity to have their gift matched. By participating in this employer-supported program, you may double or even triple your gift’s impact on the University. Check with your employer’s Human Resource/Benefit Office.

PLANNED GIVING: Gifts of real estate or stock, bequests and life income gifts each have distinct tax advantages depending upon your financial situation. The University will be happy to speak with you about a variety of gift planning vehicles and how they can help you achieve your philanthropic goals while maximizing income and/or tax benefits. Fill out the form here

IRA CHARITABLE ROLLOVER: Individuals who are 70½ or older may direct a charitable distribution from their traditional IRA to Caldwell University. This provision has a cap of $100,000 for charitable distributions from individual IRAs each year. Individuals may exclude the amount distributed directly to an eligible charity from their gross income. Donors will need to work with their professional advisers to determine the effect on their specific tax situation. Individuals MUST instruct their IRA trustee to make the contribution DIRECTLY to an eligible charitable organization. For more information, call the Development Office at 973-618-3207 or email sdwyer@caldwell.edu.

GIFTS-IN-KIND such as artwork, scientific equipment, and library materials are greatly appreciated by the University. The value is determined by the donor. Caldwell University is committed to preparing our students for meaningful roles in tomorrow’s world. Your leadership gift will help make this commitment a reality.